Célébrations franco-ontariennes

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

Logo of Célébrations franco-ontariennes on green background.

September 25 of each year is known as Franco-Ontarian Day to officially recognize the contribution of Ontario's Francophone community to the cultural, historical, social, economic and political life of the province. This year, our campus celebrations will last for three days as we put Franco-Ontarians at the forefront of our programming.

Check out the activities below to find out everything that is happening on campus.

Event

Date

Location

Morning Conferences on French Ontario

September 25
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

FSS 4006

Franco-Ontarian Gathering
with Moonfruits, Céleste Lévis, la LIEU and special guests

September 25
12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

University Square

Literary creations workshop
with the Association des auteur.e.s franco-ontariens

September 26
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Carrefour francophone

BBQ
with the Bilingualism Centre

September 26
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monument de la francophonie

Guided tour: 150 years of linguistic duality at the University of Ottawa
with Michel Prévost, chief archivist

September 26
2:30 p.m.

Monument de la francophonie

Comedy night: Patrick Groulx ($)

September 26
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Café Nostalgica

Launch of University of Ottawa press

September 27
1 p.m.
Alex Trebek Hall

Les amis de la francophonie ontarienne: L'histoire des acadiens
avec Zachary Richard

September 27
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Alex Trebek Hall, Johnson room

We hope to see you there!

 

Did you know?

The Franco-Ontarian Flag was created in 1975 by Laurentian University history professor Gaétan Gervais and first year political science student Michel Dupuis. It was officially recognized as the emblem of the Franco-Ontarian community in the Franco-Ontarian Emblem Act of 2001.

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